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    1. September 3, 2015

      Anglo American in talks to sell troubled platinum mines

      Anglo American is in advanced talks to sell some of its South African platinum mines, as the UK group deepens its...

    2. July 14, 2015

      Starbucks strikes deal to open first sub-Saharan outlets

      Starbucks will become the latest multinational to tap into the growing aspirations of emerging market consumers after...

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    1. July 14, 2015

      South Africa’s equity market power scrutinised

      Cricket apart, South Africa has not excelled in many fields in recent years. But one perhaps unexpected exception is...

    2. July 1, 2015

      Three reasons to remain cheerful about South Africa

      I arrived in Johannesburg to find it sunk in gloom — literally. The lights go out regularly, often for hours at a time....

    3. June 25, 2015

      South Africa reviews ICC membership in the wake of Bashir storm

      The South African government will review its membership of the International Criminal Court following a storm of...

    4. June 15, 2015

      Wanted Sudanese leader ‘flies out of South Africa’

      Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir flew out of South Africa on Monday in spite of a court order barring him from leaving...

    5. June 14, 2015

      Sudan leader Bashir barred from leaving South Africa

      A South African court issued a temporary order on Sunday blocking Omar al-Bashir, Sudan’s president, from leaving the...

    6. June 9, 2015

      AngloGold ‘nails’ debt worries with US mine sale

      AngloGold Ashanti has “nailed” its balance sheet concerns after an $820m US mine sale, according to its chief...

    7. beyondbrics

      June 8, 2015

      African nations risk missing opportunity to build on progress

      For 15 years, a global partnership for development finance has delivered remarkable results in Africa – but right now...

    8. May 21, 2015

      Investec eyes global growth in wealth management

      Investec is opening its first Asian office for its wealth and investment business in Hong Kong as part of the bank’s...

    9. May 13, 2015

      Unloved manganese augurs ill for steel outlook

      When BHP Billiton completes the separation of its smaller businesses into a new publicly listed company called South32...

    10. May 13, 2015

      Mondi: a world of its own

      The sheer volume of deliveries by online retailers such as Amazon should be working wonders for the purveyors of the...

    11. May 12, 2015

      Jacob Zuma: Power failure

      With a characteristic mix of defiance and mirth, Jacob Zuma, South Africa’s president, has chuckled his way through...

    12. FT Photo Diary

      May 8, 2015

      South African Defence Force

      South African Police officers and soldiers from the South African Defence Force SADF guard migrants sitting after...

    13. FT Photo Diary

      April 27, 2015

      Keeping the peace

      A police officer searches a man on Monday as South African police officers backed by soldiers of the South African...

    14. FT Photo Diary

      April 23, 2015

      Fighting Xenophobia in Johannesburg

      An anti-xenophobia activist stands chained in front of a banner, as thousands of people get ready to march against the...

    15. April 21, 2015

      Army deployed to quell xenophobic attacks in South Africa

      South Africa said on Tuesday it was deploying the army to hotspots that have been hit by a wave of xenophobic violence...

    16. FT Photo Diary

      April 21, 2015

      Displaced in South Africa

      The hands of displaced foreign nationals seen as they stand outside a shelter for displaced foreigners in east of...

    17. April 20, 2015

      Zulu king condemns attacks on immigrants in South Africa

      Zulu king Goodwill Zwelithini on Monday joined calls for an end to attacks against immigrants as South Africa’s leaders...

    18. FT Photo Diary

      April 20, 2015

      Johannesburg refugees

      Mothers and their children wait in line to be give food at a Red Cross refugee camp set up for foreign residents due to...

    19. FT Photo Diary

      April 17, 2015

      Johannesburg violence

      A man picks up metal scraps from a burnt out car outside the Jeppies Hostle, in the Jeppestown area of Johannesburg, on...

    20. April 16, 2015

      Zuma condemns wave of immigrant attacks in South Africa

      A wave of xenophobic violence in the continent’s most developed economy has highlighted social tensions related to...

    21. April 12, 2015

      Monday interview: Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan, AngloGold CEO

      Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan had just left the cold store when the meat cleaver was slammed on to his table. It was half...

    22. April 10, 2015

      The ‘Greenwich Village’ of downtown Johannesburg

      Downtown but different — the new Johannesburg As a New Yorker, Jason Scarpone has a long-held affinity to the...

    23. April 9, 2015

      Weak rand fails to ease South African manufacturers’ woes

      At the Multotec factory in the heart of a Johannesburg industrial area, workers carefully mould “screen panels” that...

    24. April 3, 2015

      Travel updates: Manchester, Tokyo, France, the south Atlantic

      Manchester The Edwin Lutyens-designed Midland Bank building on King Street has been given a new lease of life as a...

    25. February 8, 2015

      André Brink, South African novelist, 1935-2015

      André Brink, the South African author who died at the weekend aged 79, was for five decades at the forefront of...

    26. beyondbrics

      February 5, 2015

      International law firms try to crack Kenyan market

      When some of the world’s biggest law firms start circling your borders, you know your country’s on the up and up. Baker...

    27. January 23, 2015

      Why move to South Africa had ups and downs for lift company boss

      Wherever you’re from, almost every expat conversation about a move to Johannesburg starts with the issue of safety. So,...

    28. January 20, 2015

      A taste of the Nando's secret sauce

      If anyone else said they wanted to change the way the world thinks about chicken and to “change people’s lives, one...

    29. December 9, 2014

      Worsening electricity crisis adds to South Africa’s economic woes

      Bruno Dimana sits in the dark at the menswear shop he helps manage in a usually bustling district of Johannesburg, and...

    30. November 10, 2014

      Prudential to offload health and protection operation

      Prudential is to dispose of its UK health insurance and protection interest, valuing the business at £620m in a deal...

    31. beyondbrics

      November 7, 2014

      Nigeria's currency – calm now, devaluation later?

      Source: Thomson Reuters Nigeria’s central bank on Friday tried to drawn a line under the naira – but the market...

    32. November 3, 2014

      Notebook: India is a nation in need of a trade deal with itself

      It was easy to calculate road trip times when we lived in the wide open spaces of southern Africa. The rule of thumb...

    33. October 30, 2014

      Political uncertainty worries Zambia investors

      When Michael Sata won Zambia’s elections three years ago, the country’s currency slumped to a one-year low against the...

    34. The World

      October 27, 2014

      Senzo Meyiwa's death adds to South Africa's pain

      Senzo Meyiwa, the captain of South Africa’s national football team, was clearly a popular and talented player whose...

    35. October 9, 2014

      Former Xstrata chief made bid for BHP Billiton assets

      Mick Davis, the former head of Xstrata, attempted a dramatic comeback earlier this year, approaching BHP Billiton with...

    36. October 8, 2014

      Allen & Overy expands into sub-Saharan Africa

      Allen & Overy, the £1bn law firm with headquarters in London, has become the first of the so-called magic circle to...

    37. October 5, 2014

      More African companies seek listings

      South Africa may have lost its title as Africa’s largest economy to west African powerhouse Nigeria, but it outstrips...

    38. September 28, 2014

      London Stock Exchange to pursue African company listings

      The London Stock Exchange is launching an aggressive attempt to increase the number of listings of African companies in...

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